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How to install Plantex® Gold


Step 1: Prepare the soil and rake if necessary

Ensure all weeds are thoroughly removed from the installation area before laying Plantex® Gold weed control barrier.


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Step 2: Roll out Plantex® Gold

For large areas, overlap Plantex® Gold at least 10 cm to prevent weed growth along the edges. Use Plantex® Anchor Pins or Bio Pins to secure the joins. Apply at least 2 pins per running meter. On large unplanted areas weigh down Plantex® Gold with stones or with the new plants to ensure that no movement occurs whilst planting through.

Step 3: Cut an “X” shape in Plantex® Gold

Using sharp scissors or a knife, make the cut either over an existing plant or at the position where the new plant is to go. Work Plantex® Gold gently over existing plants or plant through with new ones.

Step 4: Covering

Plantex® Gold can be used covered as well as uncovered. If you use Plantex® Gold covered, apply at least a 5 cm layer of mulch e.g. bark, straw, gravel, decorative chippings etc. Plantex® Gold is very strong, light and versatile, it will last up to 4-5 years when used uncovered and 25 when covered.